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BRUSSELS, April 30- The European Commission on Thursday called for a tougher U.N. The European Union has already introduced its own law to curb climate-harming hydrofluorocarbons, also called "F-gases", used in fridges and air conditioners. The European Union is seeking to lead the push for more ambitious action on curbing greenhouse gases ahead of a conference...
The Russian vessel Progress 59, which experienced difficulties soon after entering the orbit on Tuesday, will crash into Earth.
In earthquake-prone cities, growing populations live amidst infrastructures that are unable to withstand the effects of large quakes.
The research arm of the Defense Department has created a bullet that can change course in mid-air.
Challenges have bedeviled some of California water conservation efforts, and experts expect uneven levels of compliance and success.
Years of overfishing, boating and environmental degradation are causing coral reefs to disappear, and scientists say that's a huge danger around the world.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell gives a report on Aerie Pharmaceuticals and why biotech investing is tricky.
Neil deGrasse Tyson astrophysicist and "Star Talk" host, discusses his new show about science and space. Also Tyson weighs in on the next scientific frontier.
Cigars have higher levels of some harmful chemicals, and some smokers may be inhaling more smoke than they think.
California may be dry, but water-breeding mosquitoes, and the diseases they carry, still may have another big year in 2015.
Sylvan Learning CEO Jeffrey Cohen and Bill Nye think a new program teaching children robotics could help solve the gender problem in Silicon Valley, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.
Shares of Juno Therapeutics and Kite Pharmaceuticals are falling today based on news coming out of a big cancer conference over the weekend, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Changes in the prescription drug market may have curbed prescription opioid abuse but may have also fueled a rise in heroin use.
Men seem more inclined toward behaving generously if they see other men doing so—especially when a woman is involved.
Rural thieves in bone-dry California are sacking water pumps and irrigation lines for copper, putting further pressure on farmers.
Avalanche Biotechnologies founder and CEO Thomas Chalberg, discusses treatments for wet macular degeneration, and a potential treatment for color blindness.
As space becomes a problem for burial in urban areas, the idea of turning corpses into compost is gaining ground. The NYT reports.
Scientists say in the more ancient past, California had droughts for decades or even centuries. New York Times reports.
FDA never publicized that popular supplements contain a chemical nearly identical to amphetamine. New York Times reports.
Researchers at Stanford University have invented a battery that can fully charge in as little as one minute, with CNBC's Josh Lipton and Phil LeBeau.